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Eaton Rapids

Known as the Island City, Eaton Rapids is a scenic, small town located where the Grand River meets Spring Brook. The city was founded and grew based on the discovery of curative “healing” mineral waters, its timber mills and a yarn-making industry. It’s now home to the historical Island Park, which now boasts parks for strolling, statues, old stone bridges and a picnic area for visitors.


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Eaton Rapids eyes riverfront development with adaptive reuse of historic property

A historic woolen mill near the confluence of two rivers has inspired a post-industrial vision for Eaton Rapids as developers and civic leaders look to bring activity back to the riverfront.

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Lansing, a launching pad for franchise business

Franchisors have long recognized the combination of a supportive business culture, unique demographics and strong work ethic that makes Greater Lansing an ideal city to launch a franchise or find a home for an established concept.

The Grand Gourmet of Eaton Rapids

Denene Vincent's approach has helped make her "Le Chat Gourmet" cooking classes and international tours big hits with adults, children and culinary adventurers.

Editor's Pick: Step Up and Fling!

Once again, there are too many great things happening this week for us to pick just one. Support local volunteer service or toss milk jugs with medieval implements of warfare? Good luck deciding!

Daniel Hogan Joins Capital Gains Team

We’d like to introduce you to Daniel Hogan, 28, the self-described lovable geek and feature writer who'll be taking over development editor responsibilities here at Capital Gains.
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